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    12 GA FrommerStop's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by FLT View Post
    I’ve never considered them for more than pest in the yard, but I had no idea that big bore air guns had that kind of power. It’s all pretty amazing to me.
    In the past they were used in warfare. Lewis and clark had an airgun that they used that was big magic to indians that had never seen one before.
    Girandoni air rifle
    Length: 3′ 11″
    Muzzle velocity: about 500 fps (152 m/s), 117 ft lbs (159 J)
    Caliber: 46, 210 grains (13.6 g)
    Place of origin: Holy Roman Empire
    Designer: Bartholomäus Girandoni
    In service: 1780–1815
    Used by: Austrian Empire, United States of America (Lewis and Clark Expedition)


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    Florida's first whitetail kill with airgun
    https://www.gatewaytoairguns.org/GTA...09.0;topicseen

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    6.8 SPCII Hog Slayer FrankT's Avatar
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    They are hunting and killing hogs with them, Utube it

    Last edited by FrankT; 11-02-2018 at 08:50 PM.
    Vietnam Vet...Vets Helping Vets...To ALL who Serve: Thank You for your Service!
    The 6.8SPCII is the #1 choice for hunting deer and hogs with an AR15

    VETS for TRUMP 2020 ** KEEP AMERICA GREAT !! "VICTORY"

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